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A note having the value of four beats in common time.
(Music, other) US and Canadian a note, now the longest in common use, having a time value that may be divided by any power of 2 to give all other notes. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): semibreve
a musical note equivalent in value to four quarter notes.